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Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach)

Address: Yapak, Aklan Province 5608, Philippines
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Ranked #9 of 76 Activities in Boracay
Owner description: The second largest beach on Boracay, this popular destination is also called Puka Shell Beach after...
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Owner description: The second largest beach on Boracay, this popular destination is also called Puka Shell Beach after the prevalent white seashells.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

The only advantage about this beach is that it is more quieter then the others. Prices here was slightly cheaper compared to the other beaches.

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Metro Manila, Philippines
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

They have more organized stalls selling shell crafts. The beach has strong waves... not for kids or non-swimmers. Sand is a bit coarser but still better than most non-boracay beaches. Few people on the shoreline. Issues: Tricycle to this place costs 150 pesos per trip (4 USD)... its suppose to be the standard price for most of boracay. So unless... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

A real gem of a beach, stunning and no crowds. It not as overrun as white beach and much more relaxed. Nice handmade trinkets being sold here and no large Bars or restaurants. Waves very strong here and not best for swimming but if you want to try something else then a trip here is well worth it. such a... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Less crowded and commercialized than white beach. Sand is less fine though. Large waves. Very beautiful. Only downfall are the people who keep asking if you want a fruit shake (4 people)

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Busan, South Korea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Very beautiful and peaceful beach. But as same as the white beach, you can find many vendors. They sell ice-bar.

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newcastle upon tyne
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Having walked along there this morning, about a 1hr walk up over the hill from Dmall, have to admit I seem to be one of the few who wasn't impressed much by the beach. Its more of a gravelly type beach than sand, doesn't compare to the lovely main White Beach at all. It is a lot quieter so good... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

I went to Puka Shell Beach while on an island hopping trip. I recommend spending half a day at the beach. The water is clearer than White Beach...sand isn't as fine. There is a few places to eat at but they're more expensive than restaurants at stations 1-3. Simple beautiful water! My friends thought my photos were a green screen!

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Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Perfect spot in Boracay Island. Not a lot of people compared to the main coast. Great place for sunset gazing, too! Tip for non-swimmers like me: Do not underestimate the big waves during December - January! Can get up to three feet so be extra careful when 'swimming'. Nontheless, Puka Beach is peaceful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

i rented a bicycle and rode 30 minutes to Puka Beach. The ocean was so blue and the waves were so strong it was so fun swimming. The beach is lined with small stalls serving food and beverages although slightly more expensive. there are not many people there and definitely no one haggling you for water sports activities. stay there... More 

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Santa Clarita, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

This place is very peaceful and quiet. Also, very pretty. Bring cash since there are no ATM's or credit card readers.

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